Posted: 9:45 PM HOUSTON (AP) - Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster
recovery centers for hurricane evacuees in Houston and other Texas
cities were scheduled to close Saturday. The centers have been open the past seven months to help those affected by hurricanes Katrina and Rita last year.
Posted: 9:42 PM PHI Helicopters were called into service two times Saturday following unrelated accidents across the Brazos Valley. One happened on Highway 21 east of Bryan in Kurten, near the intersection of the old Highway 21 and the new portion of the highway.
Posted: 9:37 PM Car burglars were busy in College Station Friday as vehicles in eight different locations were hit. On the east side of Texas Avenue, police were called to locations on FM 158, Harvey Road, and University Oaks Drive.
Updated: 11:37 PM College Station Police are still looking for four men that robbed a State Bank location. As two employees of the State Bank location just south of Rock Prairie Road in College Station were preparing to open Saturday morning, they found their lives in danger.
Updated: 11:29 AM One year ago, the price of gas was two bucks and some spare change. Now, no one is being spared by the big change at the pump. Some local gas stations are showing $3 premium gas, with the price of regular starting to inch close to that less-than-magic number.
Updated: 11:30 AM The countdown is getting shorter by the day to file your tax returns. Midnight, April 17th, is the deadline to get everything done. And with two extra days this year to file, procrastination has been prevalent.
Updated: 7:45 AM Retail gasoline prices continue to soar across Texas and the nation as crude oil market prices push sharply higher. The weekly Triple-A Texas gas price survey shows the average retail price of regular, self-serve gasoline in Texas climbed 14 cents this week to two dollars 73 cents per gallon.
Updated: 7:40 AM A proposal in the US Congress to legalize (M) millions of undocumented US immigrants could hurt Mexico's economy. So say some Mexican economists, who say the legislation could slash the amount of money the immigrants send home to Mexico.
Updated: 7:37 AM A Texas A&M dean has been named the new head of Tufts University's Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Deborah Turner Kochevar will take over at the Massachusetts school on August 1st.
Updated: 7:31 AM Bryan police have issued a warning for residents in the Wheeler Ridge area after a rabid skunk was found in the neighborhood. The skunk was found in a backyard last Friday, in the 4200 block of Green Valley.
Posted: 10:18 PM There's no question that College Station is a fast-growing city. But in the past, it's grown much faster than its roads. Thursday, though, the city council got ahead of potential growth on the southside.
Posted: 6:29 PM There's new information regarding an election night confrontation at the Madison County Courthouse involving a county commissioner. Thursday, police released new details regarding the incident, and the alleged victim wants to set the record straight.
Updated: 9:10 PM Major changes are underway over at Kyle Field as the old video board at the south-end of the stadium is coming down. Construction on the new, bigger Mitsubishi video board will begin a few weeks after the old board comes down in early May.
Updated: 7:29 AM A Houston plastic surgeon is going to jail for running over two British women and driving away as they lay bleeding on the roadside. Mark Douglas Gilliland made an agreement with prosecutors yesterday that calls for him to spend two years in jail and pay a ten-thousand dollar fine.
Updated: 7:26 AM Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling has spent most of three days rebutting former underlings' testimony that he misled investors by saying all was well at the company. He begins his fourth day of that effort today as he returns to the witness stand in his and Enron founder Kenneth Lay's federal fraud and conspiracy trial in Houston.